Here Are the Best Movie Posters of 2022
From 'Prey' to 'The Batman' to 'Wakanda Forever', here's a tribute to 2022's one-sheet wonders.
At long last, movie theaters are slowly but surely returning to theaters after years of seclusion. Sure, they may only have dipped in to see Top Gun: Maverick , but it still counts as coming back. And what is it that has been drawing them in? It could be the MCU fan-base flocking to see Black Panther: Wakanda Forever , it could be the lower-in-number-but-still-fervent DCU fan-base flocking to see Black Adam .
It could be the promise of seeing octogenarian Tom Cruise reprise his role as Maverick in the aforementioned sequel to 1986's Top Gun . It could even be little Gru ( Steve Carell ) wannabes checking out Minions: The Rise of Gru . But most likely, the rise is due to one factor alone: movie posters . Yes, movie posters — the one-shot promo that entices the viewer before even seeing a clip. So which ones were up for the challenge that was 2022?
The Batman had a wide variety of posters to promote BatPatt's ( Robert Pattinson ) introduction to the world, most of which used the red and black motif. The one that stands out the most, though, is this one featuring Paul Dano 's Riddler . The poster details the unique take on the character, with Dano front and center. There are two more elements to the poster that elevate it. First is the "Unmask the Truth" scrawl. It echoes the "Why So Serious?" scrawl of Heath Ledger 's Joker from The Dark Knight , a subtle nod that makes a subconscious link between the two films. Secondly, and not obvious at first (and perhaps not even intentional), the Riddler forms the image of a question mark. Follow the outline of the character on the left-hand side of the poster, from the shoulder up. Tricky, no?
This particular Black Adam poster works on a number of levels. The pose of Adam ( Dwayne Johnson ) on the throne evokes the iconic pose from the comics, DC 52 , Volume 1 #45, "Every Hour Wounds, The Last Kills", an homage to its roots. The look on Johnson's face confirms that this is indeed not a cheerful character while sitting on the throne betrays his arrogance and dominion. Most interesting is the lack of light. The entire poster is blacks and grays, save for the sunlight beaming on the head of the antihero, suggesting that there is a degree of hope for the character.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The poster is simplistic, but all the more powerful for it. It depicts the mask of Chadwick Boseman 's Black Panther, with light catching only a few features. What's great about it is how it pays homage to the late Boseman. The mask itself, with the necklace below, looks like a skull at first glance, again not necessarily purposeful but a statement of truth that Boseman, and his Panther, are gone. The only text on the poster is "Marvel Studios" at the top and "Forever" with "11.11.22" on the bottom. The choice of using forever is two-fold, an emotional farewell to Boseman while also a reference to Wakanda Forever 's release. It's appropriately somber, striking, and the perfect farewell to the past while looking forward to the franchise's future.
Corsage is a winning, fictional account of a year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria ( Vicky Crieps ), who, on Christmas Eve 1877, turned 40. Alas, that makes her an old woman, pressing Elisabeth to maintain the public image she's created for herself. It also paints the Empress as a rebellious personality rallying against narrow-minded, societal expectations of what a royal woman should be. The poster nails the film perfectly, a simple image of the Empress dressed in a black garment that shows only her head and her hands, a depiction of expectation, but one that is also form-fitting, rebelliously showing off her womanly curves. Then there's the floating crown above her. Which way is it going? If it's moving away, then it signifies that her actions will cost her the title of Empress, but if it's descending to her head, then her actions have moved society's expectations forward. Utterly fascinating.
Don't Worry Darling
Director/actor Olivia Wilde 's Don't Worry Darling follows Alice ( Florence Pugh ), a 1950s housewife living with her husband in the utopian Victory, California, where she comes to believe that the company he works for is not on the level. That, friends, is the very simplistic explanation of a trippy film that in many ways is unexplainable. The poster mirrors this. At first glance, it's an idyllic scene of 1950s suburban life, but when you look further there's a red plane heading downwards, which is an important piece of the film as Alice goes to investigate the wreckage, which in turn sets off the events of the film. But if you look even deeper , the plane isn't spewing smoke, and those aren't clouds. The plane has penetrated water, with the "clouds" the rippling effect of the crash. Hey, you were told trippy.
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EO is about seeing the world through the eyes of EO, a grey, innocent donkey. His travels across Europe bring him into contact with both good and bad people, joyous and painful experiences, fortunes, and failures. Yet through it all, EO remains innocent in a world where innocence is a rarity. It's a simple film about a simple donkey, so the poster is simple as well. Deceivingly so. In the face of the donkey, one can see something different at any time: sadness, laughter, tiredness, brightness, and more.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
The critically acclaimed Everything Everywhere All At Once is not pigeonholed into one specific genre, or even one world. It's an absurd, anarchic, comedy-drama that has elements of black humor, science fiction, martial arts, animation, and fantasy that centers on a Chinese-American immigrant ( Michelle Yeoh ). While being audited by the IRS, she discovers that in order to prevent the destruction of the multiverse at the hands of a powerful being known as Jobu Tupaki ( Stephanie Hsu ), she has to connect with versions of herself from the parallel universes. And you thought Don't Worry Darling was trippy. The poster is appropriately anarchic as well, a montage of, well, everything but the kitchen sink... no, wait, there it is.
Another mind-trip film, Men stars Jessie Buckley as Harper, who has moved to the English countryside in the hopes of healing from seeing the suicide of her husband. Those hopes are dashed when she is stalked in the woods nearby by an eerie, naked man. And then things get worse as she becomes increasingly disturbed by the men in the village, all of whom look like Geoffrey ( Rory Kinnear ), the owner of the home she's renting. And then the naked man gives birth to a young boy, who gives birth to the vicar, who gives birth to Geoffrey, who gives birth to her dead husband. Weird, but the poster's pretty good, framing Harper, at the end of a railway tunnel, looking into the woods ahead. Only the tunnel and the reflection of the woods in the water look like a masculine, angered skull.
The prequel that reinvigorated the Predator franchise, Prey rises above its Predator kin by bringing it back to its roots, a vicious, alien hunter stalking people for sport. Only this is set in 1719, where Naru (a brilliant debut for young Amber Midthunder ), striving to prove herself as a hunter, comes across a Predator and must defend her people from it. It's a primal scene that is captured on the poster, two combatants in battle. Simple, with only the red light on the Predator and the green blood upon Naru's axe giving any indication of its sci-fi element.
A biographical film about the two New York Times reporters, Megan Twohey ( Carey Mulligan ) and Jodi Kantor ( Zoe Kazan ), whose investigations exposed the history of abuse and sexual misconduct of one Harvey Weinstein . It's a powerful movie about a landmark moment in history, and the poster shares that power with the silhouette of a woman, her mouth covered by a banner reading "Will you go on the record?". It represents the emotional gag that the victims had for so long, with a question that, if answered, can rip it off and allow for justice and healing at last.
Spin Me Round
A solid, if not spectacular, entry into the rom-com genre, Spin Me Round stars Alison Brie as Amber, a restaurant manager who wins an all-expenses paid trip to the restaurant franchise's educational program in Italy. And getting a chance to meet Nick ( Alessandro Nivola ), the wealthy and handsome owner of the franchise? Icing on the cake. Brie and castmate Aubrey Plaza are both extremely talented comedic actors, and both were singled out as highlights of the film. The poster makes light of the rom-com roots of the film by playing off the stereotype of covers for soapy romance novels, so well that it looks like it belongs in the rack of the local drug store with other titles like "Love Eternal" or "My Alien Lover". Brie's face, though, is hilarious, with a look that says she knows something is amiss about the scene.
B.J. Novak makes his directorial debut with Vengeance , a film where he plays a New York City writer who's been asked to investigate the murder of a girl he hooked up with. His investigation brings him to Texas, where he finds truths, lies, shifting responsibilities, and the reason why you don't cheer for the Texas Longhorns when everyone else is cheering for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The image on the poster of a cowboy hat set up as a trap, like one would see in a Looney Tunes cartoon with "Free Kat Fud" written on the side, ready to snare the writer captures the essence of the film to a tee.
The 25 Best Film and Television Posters of 2021
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What makes a great poster? It’s about a lot more than just being visually striking. The most memorable posters for films and television series manage to capture the atmosphere and energy of what it’s like to experience the works themselves, not just visually express a character or plot element. That brings us to the best posters of the 2021. Whether it was Warner Bros. capturing the awe-inspiring scale of “Dune” or HBO channeling its inner slime puppy and playing into one of the most delicious relationships on “Succession,” the best posters of the year didn’t just sell the hell out of their titles. They managed to capture what makes watching those titles so special.
Below is IndieWire’s full collection of the best film and television posters of 2021.
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”
Spoiler alert: “The Tragedy of Macbeth” ends with Macduff decapitating Macbeth. Anyone going into Joel Coen’s solo directorial outing knows this, which is why A24 took this iconic, climactic moment from Shakespeare’s play and used it to create the official poster for Coen’s film. Rendering Shakespeare in an abstract style, “The Tragedy of Macbeth” poster is a great primer for what the movie sets out to do.
“The Underground Railroad”
Barry Jenkins’ “The Underground Railroad”remains a critically underseen series but the posters are all so beautiful. This one looks like a watercolor painting, fantastically showing off its powerhouse cast. —KL
Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza” got an illustrated poster that channeled the nostaglic vibes of its 1970s setting. It’s an appropriately retro poster with a giant Alana Haim front and center. Her breakout performance, the first acting role of her career, is one of the year’s most magical. —ZS
We couldn’t talk anything year-end without discussing HBO’s “Succession,” a show nearly everyone has opinions about. This poster took the social media world by storm, showing everyone’s favorite non-couple Roman Roy (Kieran Culkin) and Geri (J. Smith-Cameron). The intimacy in this poster alone makes it sizzle. —KL
“Shiva Baby” is one of the year’s most impressive directorial debuts, and this poster for the indie is flatout genius. Leading star Rachel Sennott is front and center wearing a dress made up of cream cheese and bagels, a laugh-out-loud nod to the Jewish anxiety and neurosis that fuels everything about this skin-crawling and claustrophobic drama. —ZS
“Brand New Cherry Flavor”
You might not know what the plot of “Brand New Cherry Flavor” is, but it seems terrifying if this poster is indicative of anything. The series has been described as unlike anything on television ,and you certainly believe that when you see a girl holding a bloody eyeball in her mouth. “Go into this series with a strong stomach” should be the tagline. —KL
Another poster for a film starring a beloved actress that completely hides her face. For Pablo Larraín’s “Spencer,” Neon went with this stirring image of Kristen Stewart’s Diana weeping and turned away from the viewer. The image feels as if Diana is drowning in her opulent dress, a pitch-perfect metapor for Diana’s place in the Royal Family. —ZS
Mike Flanagan’s “Midnight Mass” continued the director’s penchant for finding horror in unique places. With Flanagan already hailed as the modern-day directorial Stephen King, it makes sense that the series’ poster would feel like a King book cover. The handdrawn quality makes it eye-catching, while laying out all the craziness and fear that will pop up over the episodes. This is one to hang on your wall. —KL
This season of Hulu’s “The Great” saw Queen Catherine of Russia (Elle Fanning) preparing to give birth to the next czar. While living up to that “Holy mother” tagline, this poster brilliantly showcases the opulence (that headdress!) with the sexiness the series is shown for. The dual meaning of Peter (Nicolas Hoult) being trapped under the cage of Catherine’s hoop skirt is also amazing. —KL
M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old” divided critics and audiences, but everyone can agree this official poster for the time-bending horror movie is a perfect image to sell the project. The film is set on a beach where visitors begin aging at a rapid rate, a concept that’s brilliantly telegraphed in this creepy, surreal image. —ZS
“Nomadland” IMAX Poster
Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” was the big Oscar winner of 2021, taking home Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress for Frances McDormand. Searchlight Pictures gave the drama an exclusive limited release in select IMAX theaters (at a time during the pandemic when many theaters were still closed) and published this gorgeous, postcard-inspired poster to tout the release. —ZS
Another great poster that gives just a taste of what to expect, and if you’ve seen the pilot than you already know “Yellowjackets” is a wild ride. The actual yellowjacket on the cheek of a maybe dead girl? That sets a tone for sure! —KL
“Blood and Water”
Netflix’s original series set in South Africa is still flying under the radar of most audiences, but Netflix knows how to make a poster! The series focuses on two recently reunited sisters and the poster emphasizes that divide. —KL
“1883” is the new, fur-wearing spin-off of Paramount’s big hit series “Yellowstone.” The show, set to star Sam Elliott and Tim McGraw, will focus on a group of characters living through the 1800s. The poster’s burning wagon handily conveys the uncertainty and danger of the time period. —KL
“The Last Duel”
Ridley Scott’s star-studded “The Last Duel” was one of the year’s biggest box office bombs, which has led many to wonder just how effective the movie’s marketing. Whatever you think of the film’s trailer, this teaser poster made a bold first impression for the historical drama, with an optical illusion that gets at the core of the film’s moral dilemma. —ZS
This is a great example of a poster selling a reality the show doesn’t deliver on. “Halston” sold itself as a lookback at the eponymous fashion designer, played by Ewan McGregor, with all the excess and fashion you’d expect. Looking at this poster you can almost hear the disco as you prepare for an evening at Studio 54. The show might not have lived up to that, but we’ll always have this poster as a nice “what if.” —KL
IndieWire’s Steve Greene hyped the charms of this Apple TV+ series focused on a Mexican resort in the 1980s and starring Eugenio Derbez. The poster appropriately sets that vibe up with bright colors, 1980s font, and good food. You definitely want to visit a place like this. —KL
“Dune” Real D 3D Poster
Warner Bros. took the more standard character-centric route for the official “Dune” poster , but the studio got more creative with this one-sheet for the Real D 3D release of Denis Villeneuve’s science-fiction epic. Turning the desert sands of Arrakis into a pop art graphic is visually stimulating, but it’s the scale of the desert that hints at how big Villeneuve’s “Dune” vision is on the big screen. —ZS
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
If you’re going to have a movie headlined by Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain and then hide her face on the official poster, then it better be for a damn good reason. Such is the case with Searchlight’s one-sheet for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” starring Chastain as the eponymous televangelist icon. In choosing this pose, the poster effectively communicates Tammy Faye’s shame, embarassment, and heartbreak. —ZS
“Only Murders in the Building”
The love for Hulu’s murder-mystery series remains strong. That could be because it’s impossible not to love Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez as a trio of amateur sleuths attempting to find out who murdered their neighbor. This poster is just as perfect as the series, with Saul Bass inspiration in the color strips and the silhouettes in the center. Simple, but so beautiful to look at. —KL
“Loki” was a series people loved or hated, but you can’t deny the marketing was as kooky and inventive as the series tried to be. This poster in particular is especially weird, with cute character Ms. Mittens warning you not to mess up the sacred timeline. It’s a perfect bit of marketing that makes you believe this would be hanging in an office akin to the DMV. —KL
“Emily in Paris”
“Emily in Paris” knows what the people want and it’s candy-coated fun in a gorgeous locale. The color scheme here certainly shows off Emily’s (Lily Collins) vivaciousness and how she’s now enmeshed in the Parisian world she was an outsider in during Season 1. And while the Paris locales are beautifully represented, it’s apparent the upcoming Season 2 is all about Emily gaining the independence to take the city by storm. —KL
Julia Ducournau made history at Cannes with “Titane” after becoming only the second woman filmmaker to receive the Palme d’Or. IndieWire called the film one of the most shocking Cannes winners in history, so it’s only right for the poster to be bold and unforgettable. The neon colors make the “Titane” hard to ignore, but it’s the image of the protagonist’s scar and metal plate that raises a ton of questions about the film in question. —ZS
Netflix won’t debut their take on Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” series till next year, but in the meantime we have an amazing poster of Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer to look at. The color palette here says everything, and I love how the shadows on the side of her head look like devil horns. Evil never looked so good. —KL
“The Matrix Resurrections”
“The Matrix Resurrections” marks one of the biggest film reunions of the year as Lana Wachowski returns to her iconic action franchise and re-teams original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss. Everyone’s expecting a mind-warping trip back to “The Matrix,” which is sort of the vibe one gets from this poster for the film’s theatrical and streaming release. —ZS
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Spy x Family Code: White Releases New Action-Packed Movie Posters
Posted: November 3, 2023 | Last updated: November 3, 2023
Spy x Family Code: White has released fresh character posters of the Forger family.
The Spy x Family official X/Twitter account released the new posters of Yor, Loid, Anya and Bond Forger on Nov. 2, 2023. As previously announced with the final trailer for Spy x Family Code: White , the Forgers will be joined in the movie by Yuri Briar, Damian Desmond, Becky Blackbell, Fiona Frost, Sylvia Sherwood and Frankie Franklin, who will all likewise get their own theatrical posters. The official Spy x Family X account announced that those will come from Nov 3. onward.
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The best movie posters of 2023 (so far)
Clever, original and striking movie posters that are more than just floating heads.
Approaching the midpoint of the year, it's time we ranked the best movie posters of 2023 so far. The past six months have seen some delights, and some horrors in film poster design, but a few a really stood out.
The movie posters below caught our attentions for different reasons. One made us feel nostalgic, some involved a clever, original concept or illusion and one was just refreshingly simple and effective (see our collection of some of our favourite poster designs for more inspiration).
The best movie posters of 2023
There have been a lot of complaints about movie posters becoming boring thanks to the ubiquity of the 'floating heads' design . But although it's getting harder to find inventive designs out there, every now and again, a mini-masterpiece emerges. Here's our pick of the best movie posters of 2023 so far.
01. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny poster
Top of our pick of the best movie posters of 2023 so far is the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny poster . This retro treat feels like a gift for fans of the original trilogy. Illustrated by Tony Stella , its painterly textures and earthy colours hark back to the classic posters for Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Temple of Doom (illustrated by Richard Amsel and Drew Struzan , respectively). The film is due for release on June 30.
02. John Wick 4 poster
John Wick 4 benefited from not one but a whole host of great movie posters. The main poster design featured a clever optical illusion. At first glance, it looked like a simple headshot character poster, but closer inspection revealed Wick's tie to be an hourglass filled with bullets. There's a nice Easter egg in the logo too, with the numeral IV highlighted in the initials JW. And on top of this, we were also treated to the John Wick 4 artists' series of 12 unique poster designs, each with a very different take on the movie.
03. Scream VI poster
Who'd have thought a subway map could be so scary? This Scream VI poster for social media is a guided tour of Ghostface's victims from the whole franchise. Each of coloured line on the 'map' represents one of the six films, with the 'stops' named after the victims. It ignited debate about the possible plot of Scream VI, but best of all, in a world of carbon-copy movie posters, it was refreshing to see something with an actual concept.
04. Dune: Part 2 poster
Simple but effective, and with no floating heads, the Dune: Part 2 poster shows Timothée Chalamet's Paul Atreides and Zendaya's Chani in front of a striking Arrakis sunset, whetting our appetite for the upcoming sequel, which is due for release on November 3.
05. Beef poster
Ok, so this is a Netflix series, not a film, but we had to include it as an honorary mention. This dark comedy is about angry people, and that's perfectly captured by the striking Beef poster design illustration, which leans on the gesture of road rage that triggers the show's downward spiral of anger and revenge. Amy (Ali Wong) and Danny (Steven Yeun) face off as finger puppets on raised middle fingers, reflecting how their rage ends up controlling their actions.
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Warner Bros. has released the posters for Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken.
America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Ariana Greenblatt, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman and Will Ferrell were unveiled today for the 24 first-look character posters. The film also stars Ana Cruz Kayne, Emma Mackey, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Scott Evans, Jamie Demetriou, Connor Swindells, Sharon Rooney, Nicola Coughlan, Ritu Arya, Dua Lipa and Helen Mirren.
The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and released in theaters only nationwide on July 21, after beginning internationally on July 19. Check out the character posters below.
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Sometimes you don’t even need to see the trailer to know what a movie is all about. Sometimes, all you need is to just look at the poster.
With its roots in vaudeville and carnival advertising, the history of movie posters dates to roughly 1890. That’s when Jules Cheret’s French-language short film, Projections Aristiques, advertised itself with a black-and-white illustration of a young girl holding up the sign telling observers when and where to see the movie. (This was, of course, long before the days of mass distribution of movies.)
A few years later in 1895, the poster for the silent film L’Arroseur Arrose (in English, The Waterer Watered) was the first to preview the contents of the movie itself, whereas posters before it simply promoted the technological novelty or quality of the recordings. L’Arroseur Arrose was the first to actually tease the story, about a gardener in an amusing mishap. From there, the rest is a long, drawn-out (get it?) history.
Throughout the 20th century, the meteoric rise of Hollywood studios saw marketing departments hire illustrators from magazines and paperback novels to draw up the posters of theatrical releases. In the 21st century, dedicated artists now use an array of digital tools to create posters that are sometimes just as memorable as hand-drawn works of art. To celebrate the ongoing history of movie posters, here are 32 of the most iconic movie posters of all time.
32. Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)
Since the release of this “Brangelina” vehicle in 2005, engaged couples everywhere have imitated this saucy-yet-funny poster that memorably features Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (once a married couple themselves in real life) for their quirky wedding invitations. While the optics of a husband and wife tasked with killing each other may in fact be awkward for newlyweds, getting one of these in the mail lets you know exactly the bride and groom’s sense of humor.
31. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
“Who will survive and what will be left of them?” asks the poster of this enduring horror classic in big, bold, black ink. Between that striking rhetorical question and a strikingly realistic illustration of Leatherface revving up a chainsaw in front of a tied-up girl crying for help – all framed strategically to let just enough of your own imagination fill in the blanks – and what you have is a deeply disturbing poster for one of the all-time greats.
30. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Terry Gilliam’s surreal comedy, an adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s pseudo-memoir about a work trip in Las Vegas, bombed in theaters when it opened in 1998. But as the movie gained cult status, college students everywhere adopted the movie’s psychedelic poster for their dorm rooms, likely to commemorate its depiction of a manic high as they themselves tried out some good stuff. Between Johnny Depp’s snake-like neck evaporating from his body and the neon lights of Las Vegas bombarding his sunglasses, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ poster is a work of art in its own right. It helps that the movie is great, too.
29. Attack of the 50-Foot Woman (1958)
It’s one of those posters that are more iconic than the movie itself. Nathan Hertz’s pulpy sci-fi is about a wealthy heiress – played by Allison Hayes – who is turned into a giantess after an alien encounter. If the title doesn’t successfully communicate what the movie is about, the immortal poster by Reynold Brown does, with its gorgeous rendering of Hayes in a two-piece making a mess over a city bridge. Flip through a rack of vintage movie posters somewhere and you’re bound to find this one.
In 2016, comedienne Ali Wong spoofed this poster for her acclaimed Netflix special, Baby Cobra. In 2023, Taylor Swift paid homage to the movie in her Eras Tour, where she’s seen smashing a city in a background video display during her performance of “Anti-Hero.”
28. The Snowman (2017)
We’ll admit, this one is here because of the many memes it inspired. But independent of an ironic sense of humor, there is actually something chilling (ha-ha) about this poster for The Snowman, an unpopular horror-thriller about a serial killer who leaves behind snowmen at his own crime scenes. Made up of a crude drawing of a snowman and a child’s desperate message to the cops who failed to save his mother, which reads “MISTER POLICE YOU COULD HAVE SAVED HER I GAVE YOU ALL THE CLUES” in blue crayon, The Snowman’s poster is more unnerving than anything actually contained in the movie.
The simple but distressing vibe of The Snowman’s poster was actually done over a decade earlier. In 2007, the Nicole Kidman-led horror movie The Invasion had its own poster replicating a mother’s message to her children, with the words “DON’T SLEEP, DON’T GO HOME, I’LL FIND YOU, MOM” written in ink.
27. Parasite (2019)
The U.S. poster for the Oscar-winning Korean satire Parasite is one of those posters that became iconic almost as soon as it came out. Sporting the main cast with their eyes blocked out, all of them scattered throughout a lavish, ultra-modern home – and the pale legs of a person’s body ominously tucked away in the corner – Parasite’s poster communicated the movie’s basic plot and overall themes about identity and class very well, without so much as even showing you who’s in it.
26. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
2005 was a flashpoint for comedy, and for Oscar and Emmy-nominated actor Steve Carrell specifically. It was the same year the droll sitcom The Office premiered on NBC, starring Carrell as hapless manager Michael Scott. The series was not an instant hit, but it blew up after the success of Judd Apatow’s hit The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which also starred Carrell as a kind but lonesome middle-aged virgin whose friends help him get some overdue fun.
Because Carrell was not yet a known entity when The 40-year-Old Virgin hit theaters, its poster is actually genius. It features a blown-up, in-your-face portrait of Carrell looking aggressively norm-core in a baby blue polo against a stark orange background that demands your attention. Is he a creep? Or is he just a guy with bad luck? Paired with the movie’s plainly hilarious title, and what you have is a perfect and hilarious poster even if it isn’t a work of art.
25. Superman (1978) and Batman (1989)
It’s kind of appropriate how the two biggest superhero icons from DC Comics have somewhat similar posters. Superman’s poster was first, with his familiar “S” logo, drawn in a silvery-white, placed just below the center frame of a picturesque sky with a red, blue, and yellow streak – maybe that’s Superman himself flying past like a speeding bullet. Directed by Richard Donner, the Christopher Reeve-led film was a major hit and the first movie to prove that superheroes have a place on the big screen. After all: We finally believed that a man can fly.
Some 11 years later, Tim Burton’s Batman modeled its poster in that same vein, but in a uniquely Batman way. All it had was just Batman’s logo, blown up to be cut off on the left and right sides. The late ‘80s was a period of wild economic prosperity, which made Batman’s polished gold and black logo feel suited to the times as a film about an elusive billionaire leading a double life. While the vast majority of superhero blockbusters implement poor imitations of Drew Struzan’s iconic “floating heads” style, there’s still an occassional superhero tentpole that comes along – like The Avengers, or Blue Beetle – that emulates the simplicity of what Batman and Superman did so well.
24. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Francis Ford Coppola’s nightmarish descent into the Vietnam War has a few iconic posters to its name. But still unmatched is the original theatrical poster sporting the terrifying, sweaty visages of Marlon Brando and Charlie Sheen above the Do Lung bridge. A psychological thriller disguised as a war movie, Coppola himself struggled to bring Apocalypse Now to life all throughout a very troubled production. But so much of the movie endures as an iconic piece, as does its unforgettable striking poster illustrated by Bob Peak.
23. Airplane! (1980)
The peak of disaster movies was arguably the 1970s, which made them ripe for parody as soon as the ‘80s rolled around. The iconic comedy co-directed by Jim Abrahams and the Zucker Brothers had a poster just as memorable as lines like “And don’t call me Shirley” with an illustration by Robert Grossman of an airplane flying in the sky, impossibly twisted into knots, cleverly communicating the topsy-turvy surreal humor that awaits all who board this flight.
22. The Social Network (2010)
David Fincher’s drama about the creation of Facebook is one of the most prescient films of the 21st century, and its poster was appropriately clever and foreboding of the coming decade’s influence under technology. Placed on the far right side is Facebook’s navy blue user interface, but at the center is a blown up portrait of Jesse Eisenberg (as Mark Zuckerberg) with the words “YOU DON’T GET TO 500 MILLION FRIENDS WITHOUT MAKING A FEW ENEMIES'' printed directly on him. All of it captures the story behind Facebook’s billion-dollar creation: How the man who made friends all over the world lost his own.
21. Forbidden Planet (1956)
For the classic sci-fi feature starring Leslie Nielsen and Anne Francis, artist Roger Soubie replicated the aesthetics of vintage paperbacks and Silver Age comic books. In his unmistakable mid-century illustration, Robby the Robot carries the slender body of the beautiful alien Alta (Francis) in his arms in front of a distinctly otherworldly scenery. Forbidden Planet, as well as its incredible poster, endure as the epitome of sci-fi as it was before it changed forever with Star Wars.
20. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
In his first ever movie poster, paperback illustrator Robert E. McGinnis made Audrey Hepburn the picture definition of 1960s mod chic with his iconic poster for Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a heavyweight classic of a romantic comedy. Forget the kissing couple over yonder. It’s the all white background surrounded by orange, violet, and red bars that help make Hepburn look elegantly gorgeous in her form-fitting black dress and ostentatious silver jewelry. For a first-timer, McGinnis knocked it out of the park, which is why it’s no wonder he subsequently made over 40 more posters for movies.
19. Halloween (1978)
John Carpenter’s Halloween has one of those posters that only gets better the more you look at it. Illustrated by Bob Gleason, the poster doesn’t actually feature Michael Myers but an optical illusion of a pumpkin jack-’o-lantern that doubly acts as the repeated stabs of a kitchen knife. It’s a genius illustration that could never happen today, when IP-branding takes priority.
When Bob Gleason made a new poster for the 2022 sequel Halloween Ends, he recalled the experience of making the original poster for Fangoria. “It was my original idea,” Gleason said. “I was working with B.D. Fox and Friends, a design firm specializing in movie posters, showed them a rough sketch and explained what I wanted to do. I want to have the knife, and I want to show the echoing pattern and have it be a jack-o'-lantern at the same time.”
The firm initially “dismissed” Gleason’s idea before coming around to it. Gleason delivered the final work only a few days later. “I think because the movie is so iconic, and the image is simple but powerful. It really worked. I thought it was a really good idea, and it turned out that way.”
18. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
If some movie posters make more sense the more you look at them, then Philip Castle’s poster for the Stanley Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange makes less sense the more you inspect it. At first glance you get the broad strokes: It’s Malcolm McDowell, as his anti-hero Alex, wearing his signature bowler hat wielding what looks like a knife. But then look closely. He’s peeking through an abstract black and orange pyramid, and there’s a silver-white statue of a woman beneath him. Also, there’s an eyeball, teasing the movie’s harrowing moment where Alex is tortured to Nazi propaganda.
Illustrated by Philip Castle in close conjunction with Kubrick, Castle worked off notes given to him by Kubrick, whose big request was that the poster include the bowler hat. In a 2014 interview with Design Curial, Castle said: “When visiting him, I liked to actually put the drawings in front of him and discuss them. It was a big deal for me and I didn't want to blow it … This work can be very boring. The highs are getting the job in the first place; designing it is terrific, and finishing it off is terrific, but the process in between is long-winded and laborious.”
17. Back to the Future (1985)
Decades before blockbusters all adopted blue-orange hues for its posters, Robert Zemeckis’ zippy mid-’80s classic Back to the Future did it and did it right. Its iconic poster comes from industry giant Drew Struzan, who is most known for his floating heads, replications of setpieces, and lifelike illustrations; his work alone could inspire its very own list.
For Back to the Future however, Struzan took a slightly different approach with just Michael J. Fox, as Marty McFly, standing next to the DeLorean in a pose that is recreated by everyone who dresses up as the movie for Halloween. Even if the proportions to Marty and the DeLorean aren’t quite accurate, there’s no denying how timeless this piece still is.
16. The Graduate (1967)
More often than not, the best movie posters are hand-drawn illustrations. But sometimes a great poster can use a photograph and still imprint itself in our collective consciousness. Enter: Mike Nichols’ The Graduate, a classic 1967 romantic comedy-drama about an aimless college grad (Dustin Hoffman) who starts an affair with an older woman, Mrs. Robinson (played by Anne Bancroft), while falling in love with her daughter.
The movie is a classic but the poster is an all-timer, even if it’s not totally accurate to how it’s seen in the movie. (There’s all kinds of differences to how Bancroft’s leg is placed visually in relation to Hoffman standing in front of her.) Regardless, both the poster and the moment it teases underscore the movie’s appeal, about forbidden tension between two people who maybe shouldn’t even though they know they will.
15. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Gone with the Wind, Victor Fleming’s epic romantic drama set during the American Civil War, was first released in 1939 and was re-released by MGM in 1967, resulting in one of the most successful re-releases of a movie of all time. The ‘67 re-release came with a brand new poster by magazine artist Howard Terpning, who later went on to become a fine art illustrator chiefly depicting scenery of the American West and Plains Indians. For Gone with the Wind, Terpning turns up the heat between stars Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh, with Leigh cradled in Gable’s arms surrounded by orange flames. It may not be the original poster, but Terpning’s work is undoubtedly the one people remember the most.
14. Silence of the Lambs (1992) and Scream (1996)
Silence of the Lambs and Scream are two different horror movies from two different directors – Jonathan Demme and Wes Craven respectively – yet they both share visually similar posters that use striking motifs: Plain white ghostly faces.
For Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster’s face appears in high contrast white (with a bluish hue), and an orange moth over her mouth. The moth is known as a death’s head moth, so named because the species has a skull-like pattern on its back. What most people miss about the poster is the “skull” on the moth is actually made up of women’s bodies (and is actually the work of Salvador Dali and Philippe Halsman, using their photograph “In Voluptas Mors”). This obviously communicates the serial killer Buffalo Bill, who targets women.
Scream, meanwhile, uses similar high contrast white faces but to different effects. Scream’s poster features Drew Barrymore, who may or may not be recognizable due to the heavy editing and close-up. Still, it’s Barrymore, which makes you think that she’s the main character of the film until she’s (spoilers!) killed off very early, which was an intentional choice so audiences could not guess where the story goes from there. There’s no extra detail in the poster like Silence of the Lambs, but both posters are the kind you maybe don’t want to see on the other side of a dark room at night.
13. American Beauty (1999)
You may think that’s American Beauty star Mena Suvari’s hand and midriff on the suggestive, iconic poster for Sam Mendes’ celebrated drama (about, among other things, a salesman who starts falling for his teenage daughter’s friend). But because Hollywood is a silly and complicated place, the poster is actually made up of two other women: Chloe Hunter (stomach) and eventual Mad Men star Christina Hendricks (hand).
In a 2021 interview on The Rich Eisen Show, Hendricks recalled the gig for the American Beauty poster, saying: “I used to be a model, and one of the gigs I got was to go and shoot a movie poster. I had no idea what the film was. There were two models, myself and one other. And we did different versions of her hand and her stomach, and my stomach and her hand, and my hand and both. My hand made it in and her stomach made it in.
Recalling that it was a very small gig that paid modestly, she was still just “thrilled to have a job.”
She added, “I didn't know what American Beauty was going to be. And then I finally saw it and was like, 'Hey, that's my hand!'”
13. Blade Runner (1982)
While designing the poster for Ridley Scott’s enduring sci-fi classic, the late John Alvin had a small problem. Literally. The only reference photo he had of Harrison Ford in his full costume (as Deckard) was the size of a postage stamp. According to Alvin’s official website, Alvin had to use a magnifying glass just to see the picture clearly.
So, to create the now-iconic poster for Blade Runner, Alvin referenced the compositions seen in Golden Age film noir (with movies like Out of the Past and This Gun for Hire); it helped that Blade Runner was spiritually a noir movie too, so it had the DNA for that sort of visual language.
Alvin also suggested to Ridley Scott that the poster emphasize the imaginative cyberpunk architecture that the movie features in abundance, which Scott liked. The result is an iconic movie poster that calls to mind classic Hollywood while promising something totally new and exciting, which was exactly what Blade Runner was and still is.
12. E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Before his death in 2008, John Alvin was an industry giant whose talent for posters turned seemingly hard-to-sell movies into blockbusters. In addition to the posters for movies like Blade Runner and Disney features like Aladdin and The Little Mermaid, Alvin worked with Steven Spielberg on the director’s family classic E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial.
Just like Blade Runner, the iconic poster of E.T. touching Elliot’s hand (played by actor Henry Thomas) came out of necessity. The filmmakers were resistant to let anyone see the final design of the alien, so they only sent John Alvin a rubber green hand to reference.
Initially bewildered by the lack of support – and Alvin calling the assignment “impossible” according to a 2022 blog post by ArtInsights – he later came up with an idea (possibly inspired by Michaelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam”). What resulted is a now timeless image that teases the otherworldly magic of Spielberg’s masterpiece. And it’s all because Alvin just didn’t know what the alien actually looked like.
11. Titanic (1997)
Perhaps being one of the biggest movies of all time just makes the poster iconic by association. But the theatrical poster for James Cameron ’s Titanic is quite minimalist compared to the maximalism that Cameron’s movies often are (including Titanic). The poster features a faded image of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in a tender embrace, while the towering bow of the Titanic points upward to communicate the thought-to-be-unsinkable ship’s incredible size and inevitable downfall. That the point of the Titanic subtly divides DiCaprio and Winslet indicates the tragedy at the heart of this romance, which works in concert with its ominous tagline: “Nothing on Earth could come between them.” Oh Jack, I’ll never let go!
10. The Thing (1982)
Another Drew Struzan banger, the poster for The Thing is technically a spoiler: Someone in the movie becomes “The Thing” at the end. But who? Even now the movie inspires rampant speculation online, while director John Carpenter claims to know exactly who and won’t tell. Nevertheless, the movie endures as does its poster, with its striking imagery of one of the researchers in arctic winter gear overtaken by a malevolent, evil alien force is enough to freeze anyone in their place at first glance.
9. Jurassic Park (1993)
Sometimes all you need is a killer logo and a great tagline. Case in point, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. The poster is sparse, featuring just the in-universe Jurassic Park logo – itself an incredible piece of graphic design, with a roaming tyrannosaurus skeleton in a bold, foreboding red backdrop – and the wildly clever tagline that reads: “An Adventure 65 Million Years in the Making.” No celebrity faces, no gorgeously rendered scenes from the movie, and certainly no hint that Jurassic Park has the most realistic dinosaurs ever imagined. Yet Jurassic Park takes a bite of the competition by doing so much with so little.
8. Alien (1978)
Between the alarming tagline “In space no one can hear you scream” and an oozing green alien egg cracking open, the poster for Ridley Scott’s Alien is another one worthy for a theoretical movie poster hall of fame even if it doesn’t show off a single face from the movie’s ensemble cast. In a time when sci-fi films like Star Wars made space the place for adventure, Alien made us remember that the vast nothingness of the final frontier is actually lonely – and dangerous.
7. Metropolis (1927)
Fritz Lang’s groundbreaking silent film sci-fi is an achievement, but its poster – designed by German artist Heinz Shulz-Neudamm – is arguably the epitome of the art deco style. Prominently featuring The Machine Man (played in the movie by Brigitte Helm) in an abstract cityscape, the poster for Metropolis broke all the rules long before they were even written. What is Metropolis about? Who is in it? Where does it take place, and when? The poster for Metropolis answers nothing, yet it promises seemingly so much more. And the movie delivers. In 2012, the poster was among a collection that sold for $1.2 million.
6. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Armed with one of the most iconic images of all time, the poster for Pulp Fiction doesn’t actually tease anything in the movie besides guns and a smoking Uma Thurman. The original photograph was snapped by Firooz Zahedi, a noted celebrity photographer who took the photo of Thurman – in her character as Mia Wallace – at his private studio some time in April 1994. Ownership over the photo came under a tense legal battle in 2021.
Regardless of who owns the picture, the poster for Pulp Fiction endures as a college dorm room staple and has been emblazoned on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs. And it’s not hard to see why. Between its clever imitation of “pulp fiction” paperbacks and Thurman looking intimidatingly beautiful while staring directly at you, what you have is a poster that both embodies a specific time in Hollywood yet feels timeless.
5. The Exorcist (1973)
Cinematographer Owen Roizman captured a hauntingly beautiful image of actor Max Von Sydow, in character as the titular exorcist Father Merrin, standing underneath a gaslamp as he prepares to confront a malevolent evil. Graphic designer Bill Gold edited Roizman’s image to create the poster for William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, which effortlessly captures the unholy vibe of the movie without actually showing off the movie’s ingenious (and horrifying) effects and makeup.
The Exorcist simply has one of the best movie posters of all time and stands tall as one of the most terrifying, not because of what it shows but because of what it doesn’t show. In this moment, it’s the inhalation of breath before the screaming starts.
4. Scarface (1983)
Is the world of Scarface black and white? The everlasting poster for Brian de Palma’s crime drama implies that the world of Tony Montana (played by Al Pacino), who rises and later falls as a powerful Miami drug lord, operates on that binary. There is no good and evil. Only strength and weakness, rich and poor, life and death. Pacino himself appears in black and white standing between the light and dark, which foretell his struggle to navigate the dangers that await on the road to the American dream.
3. Star Wars, Style A and Style C (1977)
One of the most influential movies of all time for all the obvious reasons, George Lucas’ original Star Wars has not one but two iconic posters. “Style A,” made for the U.S. theatrical market, was drawn by Tom Jung, who based his work off of plentiful reference photos but only the broadest of strokes to the story, including a basic theme of “good versus evil.” This is maybe why Jung draws Luke like a superhero beefcake, while his own sister Lea poses like a vixen from a 1930s comic book. The “cross” formed by Luke’s saber and dividing the menacing helmet of Darth Vader behind them came from Jung’s own interpretation of the story.
For the UK market, a second poster (“Style B” as it is called) was made by brothers Tim and Greg Hildebrandt replicating Jung’s composition. A third poster, “Style C” made by Tom Chantrell, took a different approach. This one features more authentic recreations of the characters, although someone has definitely nitpicked over Vader’s inaccurate lightsaber.
Both the A and C posters have gone on to become memorable pieces of iconography in Star Wars’ vast empire, and have inspired countless other rip-offs, parodies, homages. Each piece is a work of art in its own right, all of it contributing to the grandeur of a galaxy far, far away.
2. The Godfather (1972)
One may argue that The Godfather’s poster could be the laziest of all time. The marketing team behind Francis Ford Coppola’s film simply recycled the cover of Mario Puzo’s original novel, illustrated by S. Neil Fujita, with its abstract drawing of a hand holding puppet strings. (Because the movie is about power and control in the Italian mafia, you see.) But it was still a stroke of genius, as Coppola’s faithful yet riveting retelling of Puzo’s novel meant the symbolism was still relevant, as well as elegant. It’s now an iconic piece in cinema, and in hindsight, just too good of an offer that couldn’t be refused.
1. Jaws (1975)
How do you communicate terror from the deep end? Steven Spielberg’s monumental horror blockbuster Jaws has instilled fear in generations of moviegoers from ever wading too far from safety. Its poster from Roger Kastel is just as iconic as its lines (“We’re gonna need a bigger boat”) with a monstrously realistic image of the shark lurking beneath a most vulnerable swimmer. While the poster has been rife with parodies – we’ve all seen one reimagined with cats, I’m certain – the poster remains undefeated from its place at the top of the heap.
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Tom Holland's Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe gets his Venom symbiote costume upgrade in a new Avengers: Secret Wars fan poster. It has almost been two years since the MCU completed its Spider-Man movie trilogy with Holland's version of the web-crawler, following the highly successful Spider-Man: No Way Home . The trilogy finale was not only a solid conclusion to Holland's first Spider-Man saga but also a big tribute to Peter Parker's cinematic experience through three generations as Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire returned as their respective iterations.
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The symbiote storyline is something the MCU audience has wanted to see for Holland's Spider-Man for quite some. Given how significant it is to Spider-Man's arc in the comics, it will definitely be interesting to see how they go about it in this incarnation. For now, time will tell if Avengers: Secret Wars will be the MCU movie to explore the symbiote suit or if Spider-Man 4 will come out before the big Phase 6 film and tackle it instead.
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